06 May 2021
--- SIG has revealed it will launch tethered caps for its beverage cartons in Europe in the second half of 2021 in advance of the July 2024 deadline set by EU regulations. As part of the EU’s Single-Use Plastic Directive... Read More
04 May 2021
--- US-based Aptar CSP Technologies’ Activ-Film technology will be used as protective packaging for two new at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests recently received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the US Food and Drug... Read More
04 May 2021
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this regularly updated news feed for the coronavirus information and... Read More
03 May 2021
--- Garçon Wines has secured investments of £670,000 (US$929,000) to fund its launch of a multinational cleantech packaging business arm for wine, spirits and other beverages, operating alongside its wine wholesale... Read More
30 Apr 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Berry Superfos launched a bamboo spoon for on-the-go food, and Celebration Packaging released a recyclable paper cutlery range ahead of the EU Single-Use Plastics Directive, taking effect in... Read More
29 Apr 2021
--- Scholle IPN is announcing its bag-in-box packaging for water has passed the Association of Plastic Recyclers’ “PE Film and Flexible Packaging Critical Guidance” (FPE-CG-01) testing, which evaluates the... Read More
28 Apr 2021
--- Multivac is promoting its full wrap conveyor belt labeler for applying self-adhesive full wrap labels on up to four sides of fish or other seafood product packs. Full wrap labels can enhance consumer appeal at the chill... Read More
26 Apr 2021
--- Berry Global (Berry) is investing more than US$70 million to support continued growth in consumer packaging films, primarily for e-commerce, food and beverage applications. The investment targets new multilayer blown film... Read More
23 Apr 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Unilever brand Hellmann’s transitioned its “squeezy” condiment range to 100 percent recycled PET (rPET) bottles in the UK. Amcor announced a US$10-15 million strategic... Read More
22 Apr 2021
--- SIG’s Paper U-straw has made its commercial debut with Capsa Food’s “Central Lechera Asturiana” whole milk, a leading Spanish dairy brand. Paper-based alternatives continue to gain momentum due to the... Read More
20 Apr 2021
--- GEA is unveiling a new version of its skin thermoforming packaging technology – the PowerPak Skin.50 – which can perform vacuum and Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) packing on the same machine. The... Read More
16 Apr 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Sealed Air developed a “world-first” recyclable shrink packaging for meat products. Greiner Packaging unveiled a polypropylene (PP) cup for Greek yogurt with 20 percent material... Read More
09 Apr 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Schreiner MediPharm developed an NFC label enabling diabetes patients to administer insulin medication to themselves more effectively. Meanwhile, Versalis Revive launched a 75 percent domestic... Read More
09 Apr 2021
--- SIG has published its Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report for 2020, detailing the progress on its “Way Beyond Good” roadmap to “put more into society and the environment than it takes out.”... Read More
02 Apr 2021
--- In packaging news this week, chemical giant Clariant joined the EU Circular Plastics Alliance, supporting the Alliance’s target to boost the EU recycled plastics market to 10 million tons by 2025. Meanwhile,... Read More
30 Mar 2021
--- Swedish alt-milk company Oatly is addressing the “absurdity” of the EU’s pending Amendment 171 (Am171) – which could place further labeling restrictions on plant-based dairy alternatives – with... Read More
29 Mar 2021
--- A Tipa-commissioned review has found “landslide expert support” for compostable packaging across the EU to reduce plastic contamination in organic waste streams and increase the amount of food waste captured for... Read More
26 Mar 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Mars Food revealed its recycle-ready mono-polypropylene (PP) pouch – developed in partnership with Amcor – will launch with Uncle Ben’s wholegrain rice in Tesco stores in April.... Read More
26 Mar 2021
--- Nextek is launching a global multi-participant project called Nextloopp to address a “missing link” in the plastics recycling stream – polypropylene (PP) – following eight years of extensive research.... Read More
24 Mar 2021
--- Aluminum beverage cans are the most recycled beverage package in the world, according to Resource Recycling Systems (RRS). In its most recent analysis, RRS established the global weighted average recycling rate for aluminum... Read More